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Researchers estimate the annual cost of the top five health care infections in the U.S. at $9.8 billion, with a third of that from surgical site infections. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: Sugerical site infections are a big issue that is costing hosptials billions. Case managers can help monitor and watch potential situations from developing into larger issues of infection. This article reviews how prevalent this issue for hospitalized patients. See on sciencebusiness.technewslit.com
What factors go into the costs of healthcare? Fraud, waste, inefficiencies, limited number of primary care physicians, the rising costs associated with baby boomers, increased cases of chronic illness….. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: Why is health insurance so high? This article looks into it with informative graphs and other information that helps someone understand why the price of health care rises. If you are interested in case management or managed care, then please review the program #caremanagementprogram See on www.bhmpc.com
These are the big ones to know before enrollment season. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: This is an excellent article that explains what medicare is and how it operates. It lists the eseential facts that those who are foggy on the issues of medicare do not understand. It is also an excellent resource for those who think they have a good understanding of the system. Certified case managers must have an excellent working knowledge of this program. #coursesforcasemanagement See on www.benefitspro.com
Nurse Staffing Standards for Patient Safety and Quality Care Act of 2013, it calls for minimum nurse-to-patient ratios and appropriate health IT tools. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: The legistlation hopes to improve quality care of patients with new safety proposals for hospitals to follow. More technology, better ratio of patient to nurse and better care management training are called for. When looking for case management training, you might want to try and find someplace that can work around your schedule. Not many places can offer you the opportunity to keep a full time job and further your education.
Nurses have a great opportunity to move from the beside to also the office. Hospitals and other health care institutions are looking for health care professi… American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: This video on case management discusses the important role of a case manager and how to become certified. It also discusses the certification program of the American Academy of Case Management. If you are interested in learning more about case management, then please review the program and see if it matches your educational and professional needs. See on www.youtube.com